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UK Government moves to scrap ten day quarantine for Covid contacts who are fully vaccinated
# Back To Normality
# Back To Normality

UK Government moves to scrap ten day quarantine for Covid contacts who are fully vaccinated

7 minutes ago 418 Views 0 Comments

Under the plan, the ten day quarantine period could be axed in favour of daily lateral flow tests.

Sam Bennett to miss Tour de France through injury
# Blow
From The42
# Blow

Sam Bennett to miss Tour de France through injury

Updated 32 minutes ago 1,380 Views 3 Comments

The Irish rider won’t be able defend the green jersey he won last year.

People in their 20s will be fully vaccinated by the end of September - HSE
# Roaring 20s
# Roaring 20s

People in their 20s will be fully vaccinated by the end of September - HSE

33 minutes ago 2,913 Views 3 Comments

Pfizer is to deliver 318,000 doses in the next two weeks, one of the biggest vaccine deliveries to Ireland.

Millions of new smart TVs, laptops and other items in Amazon warehouse marked 'destroy'
# Scotland
# Scotland

Millions of new smart TVs, laptops and other items in Amazon warehouse marked 'destroy'

43 minutes ago 10,673 Views 3 Comments

A probe found that items earmarked for destruction at a Scottish warehouse.

Teen pleads guilty to robbery attempted mugging in Dublin City alley
# Children's Court
# Children's Court

Teen pleads guilty to robbery attempted mugging in Dublin City alley

55 minutes ago 4,266 Views 0 Comments

The 17-year old was a part of a group of youths that threatened a commuter with a Stanley blade.

School meals programme to be extended this summer due to impact of Covid-19 pandemic
# School Dinners
# School Dinners

School meals programme to be extended this summer due to impact of Covid-19 pandemic

1 hour ago 3,211 Views 9 Comments

The funding is normally not available during the summer.

Garda Commissioner promises to use 'discretion' in dealing with licencing law to facilitate outdoor hospitality, says minister
# Heather Humphreys
# Heather Humphreys

Garda Commissioner promises to use 'discretion' in dealing with licencing law to facilitate outdoor hospitality, says minister

Updated 1 hour ago 15,473 Views 54 Comments

Questions have been raised about the legality of selling alcohol to customers in on-street seating.

Man hospitalised after assault in Dublin City on Saturday night
# Assault
# Assault

Man hospitalised after assault in Dublin City on Saturday night

2 hours ago 12,076 Views 7 Comments

The investigation is ongoing after the assault left the man with serious head injuries.

Zero-carbon dairy project lands €2 million prize to deliver climate-neutral farm
# Dairy Farming
# Dairy Farming

Zero-carbon dairy project lands €2 million prize to deliver climate-neutral farm

3 hours ago 11,832 Views 15 Comments

There are plans to extend the strategy to 5,000 dairy farms.

Jeffrey Donaldson set to announce fresh DUP leadership bid
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Jeffrey Donaldson set to announce fresh DUP leadership bid

4 hours ago 13,522 Views 19 Comments

The Lagan Valley MP is not expected to be challenged following a bruising party leadership last month.

George Nkencho inquest adjourned as demonstrators gather at RDS to 'stand in solidarity' with family
# Dublin
# Dublin

George Nkencho inquest adjourned as demonstrators gather at RDS to 'stand in solidarity' with family

Updated 4 hours ago 26,974 Views 0 Comments

The inquest has been adjourned as the GSOC investigation is ongoing.

New Zealand weightlifter selected as first transgender Olympian
# Olympics
From The42
# Olympics

New Zealand weightlifter selected as first transgender Olympian

5 hours ago 25,035 Views 58 Comments

Kiwi officials made a groundbreaking call on ‘a highly sensitive and complex issue.’

Up to 10,000 fans allowed at Tokyo Olympics events, organisers reveal
# Tokyo
From The42
# Tokyo

Up to 10,000 fans allowed at Tokyo Olympics events, organisers reveal

5 hours ago 4,366 Views 3 Comments

Competition could move behind closed doors if infections surge though.

Have you seen Stephen? Gardaí seek help find missing 19-year-old
# Tallaght
# Tallaght

Have you seen Stephen? Gardaí seek help find missing 19-year-old

6 hours ago 31,252 Views 0 Comments

Stephen Murphy is missing from his home in Tallaght since Saturday afternoon.

Poll: Have you had any outdoor pints this summer?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Have you had any outdoor pints this summer?

6 hours ago 26,939 Views 37 Comments

Gardaí warned yesterday that alcohol licences may not cover on-street service by pubs and restaurants.

Knuckle duster found on teen arrested in Temple Bar
# Dublin
# Dublin

Knuckle duster found on teen arrested in Temple Bar

6 hours ago 27,272 Views 0 Comments

The youth was arrested for handling suspected stolen property.

Dubai princess Sheikha Latifa pictured 'on holiday' in Spain
# Eurotrip
# Eurotrip

Dubai princess Sheikha Latifa pictured 'on holiday' in Spain

7 hours ago 46,015 Views 19 Comments

Sheikha Latifa had tried to flee the country in 2018 only to be detained by commandos in a boat off India.

Man arrested after fatal assault at Dublin house overnight
# Firhouse
# Firhouse

Man arrested after fatal assault at Dublin house overnight

7 hours ago 27,163 Views 1 Comment

A man in his 60s was pronounced dead shortly after midnight.

Over 95% on PUP would be financially better off in employment – ESRI
# Pandemic Payments
# Pandemic Payments

Over 95% on PUP would be financially better off in employment – ESRI

7 hours ago 14,239 Views 26 Comments

The payment is not a disincentive to employment, new research has found.

Proportion of new homes bought by institutions increased six-fold in 10 years
# Social Justice Ireland
# Social Justice Ireland

Proportion of new homes bought by institutions increased six-fold in 10 years

8 hours ago 10,543 Views 19 Comments

The average price of homes bought by institutions also increased dramatically from 2016 to 2019, from €229,627 to €304,811.

Eight children among 13 killed amid stormy weather in Alabama
# Tropical Depression
# Tropical Depression

Eight children among 13 killed amid stormy weather in Alabama

8 hours ago 10,176 Views 3 Comments

The deaths occurred amid drenching rains from Tropical Depression Claudette in Alabama and Georgia.

Minister to visit Waterford today after recent anti-LGBTQ+ incidents
# Roderic O'Gorman
# Roderic O'Gorman

Minister to visit Waterford today after recent anti-LGBTQ+ incidents

9 hours ago 8,719 Views 0 Comments

There have been a number of anti-LGBTQ+ incidents in this city so far this Pride Month.

Only 4% of people in Ireland are uncertain if they will get a Covid-19 vaccine
# Vaccine Hesitancy
# Vaccine Hesitancy

Only 4% of people in Ireland are uncertain if they will get a Covid-19 vaccine

9 hours ago 16,958 Views 66 Comments

Hesitancy over Covid-19 vaccines has waned, with those “unsure” down 14 points since January.

Jon Rahm wins first Major with magical birdie-birdie finish at US Open
# US Open
From The42
# US Open

Jon Rahm wins first Major with magical birdie-birdie finish at US Open

14 hours ago 35,088 Views 14 Comments

Rahm finished a shot clear of Louis Oosthuizen after a dramatic final day at Torrey Pines.

'It's a dumping ground': Minister set to meet council over future of Oscar Traynor lands
# Good Information Project
# Good Information Project

'It's a dumping ground': Minister set to meet council over future of Oscar Traynor lands

15 hours ago 18,631 Views 6 Comments

Councillors have accused the Housing Department of stalling tactics over new proposals.

Yesterday’s News

Quiz: Let's test your dad knowledge this Father's Day
# Quiz
# Quiz

Quiz: Let's test your dad knowledge this Father's Day

17 hours ago 50,971 Views 17 Comments

A quiz about dads.

0-6 for Gaule as Kilkenny produce strong finish to claim league honours
# Cats Get The Cream
From The42
# Cats Get The Cream

0-6 for Gaule as Kilkenny produce strong finish to claim league honours

18 hours ago 18,253 Views 6 Comments

The old foes contested for the top tier crown at Croke Park.

Gardaí to 'use discretion' after warning alcohol licences may not cover on-street service by pubs and restaurants
# Outdoor Summer
# Outdoor Summer

Gardaí to 'use discretion' after warning alcohol licences may not cover on-street service by pubs and restaurants

18 hours ago 41,317 Views 92 Comments

The Justice Minister has said that gardaí will act with ‘discretion’ on the issue.

Money Diaries: A project manager on €67K living in Wexford in a house she and partner just bought
# HISMM
# HISMM

Money Diaries: A project manager on €67K living in Wexford in a house she and partner just bought

19 hours ago 50,784 Views 21 Comments

This week, our reader is busy working from home while renovating a new house with her partner.

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday

19 hours ago 12,046 Views 0 Comments

Here’s your round-up of what made the headlines today.

Call for increased policing resources over summer as gardaí investigate three stabbings in Dublin
# Knife Crime
# Knife Crime

Call for increased policing resources over summer as gardaí investigate three stabbings in Dublin

21 hours ago 35,449 Views 50 Comments

Three men were taken to hospital yesterday.

Sensational second half sees Ireland Men's Sevens qualify for Tokyo Olympics
# Next Stop Tokyo
From The42
# Next Stop Tokyo

Sensational second half sees Ireland Men's Sevens qualify for Tokyo Olympics

21 hours ago 49,049 Views 40 Comments

Ireland beat France 28-19 in the final of the Olympic qualification repechage.

'Hope everyone is having a great day this lovely sunny afternoon': The week in quotes
# Say That Again
# Say That Again

'Hope everyone is having a great day this lovely sunny afternoon': The week in quotes

21 hours ago 17,914 Views 8 Comments

Here’s what was said and who said what this week.

British government plans to bring streaming sites under UK broadcasting regulation
# Streaming
# Streaming

British government plans to bring streaming sites under UK broadcasting regulation

21 hours ago 24,684 Views 23 Comments

The proposal is expected to be set out in a broadcasting white paper.

Press Ombudsman finds that story about schoolgirls' 'distracting' clothing breached accuracy principle
# Carlow Nationalist
# Carlow Nationalist

Press Ombudsman finds that story about schoolgirls' 'distracting' clothing breached accuracy principle

22 hours ago 46,176 Views 6 Comments

The Carlow Nationalist failed to show the story was supported by verifiable sources.

Government 'hasn't ruled out' CPO of National Maternity Hospital site
# Governance
# Governance

Government 'hasn't ruled out' CPO of National Maternity Hospital site

23 hours ago 17,673 Views 24 Comments

The Tánaiste said it is not clear whether the owners of the land are willing to discuss the sale.

Varadkar says Fine Gael's 40,000 new homes a year target is not government policy but has been discussed
# Housing
# Housing

Varadkar says Fine Gael's 40,000 new homes a year target is not government policy but has been discussed

Sun 1:59 PM 21,828 Views 113 Comments

Yesterday the Tánaiste told the Fine Gael Ard Fhéis that he was setting a target of 70% home-ownership.

Coronavirus: 288 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Covid19
# Covid19

Coronavirus: 288 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Sun 1:11 PM 57,538 Views 82 Comments

The Department of Health has reported that 49 patients with Covid-19 are in hospital today, of whom 15 are in ICU.

‘No Sinn Féin shopping list’ to facilitate appointment of next First Minister
# Chris Hazzard
# Chris Hazzard

‘No Sinn Féin shopping list’ to facilitate appointment of next First Minister

Sun 12:22 PM 24,921 Views 40 Comments

MP Chris Hazzard has said Sinn Féin will have ‘no demands’ other than a commitment to agreements already made.

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